Russia has rejected as "groundless" accusations of widespread doping and corruption in athletics and promised a rapid response to avoid suspension from Rio 2016
The fallout from a damning report by an independent commission of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) into systematic doping in athletics has begun, with one of the recommendations being to ban all Russian track and field athletes from the Rio 2016 Olympic Games.
ATHLETICS: Australian walker Jared Tallent has sent a not-so-subtle reminder to the IOC: I haven't forgotten about my gold medal from the 2012 London Olympics.
IOC: This is a deeply shocking report and very saddening for the world of sport. The IOC trusts that the new leadership of the IAAF with its President Sebastian Coe will draw all the necessary conclusions and will take all the necessary measures.
Russian athletics should be suspended from all competition, including the 2016 Olympic Games, a damning report by WADA's independent commission into widespread doping and corruption has urged
ATHLETICS: The scale of doping corruption and money-laundering within athletics dwarfs the financial scandals engulfing FIFA, according to the author of a new wide-ranging report into track and field backed by the World Anti-Doping Agency.
Peter Norman’s performance at the Mexico 1968 Olympic Games to win silver in the 200m and then support the black salute from American gold and bronze medallists, Tommie Smith and John Carlos, will forever give him a place in Olympic folklore.
While the weather may be heating up, two of Australia’s leading young cross country skiers are not letting the change of seasons interrupt their aspirations for success at the 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games (YOG).
John Senden confident ahead of AUS Open